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Need I-beam to span 14 Foot under front wall of 2 story

Customer Question

need I-beam to span 14 Foot under front wall of 2 story house and support 14'X8'X4" concrete slab supported on other 3 sides by cinderblock walls.
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
I need a certification for this I-beam for the UCC inspector
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 months ago.

Hello

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 months ago.

What exactly do you need for the inspector?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
have no phone service @ this location
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 months ago.

That's ok. What exactly do you need for the inspector?

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 months ago.

I can provide detailed calculations for the beam as an additional service, but I can't stamp it. If that's acceptable to you. I will submit the offer.

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
written conformation that the proposed beam will support what it is designed for
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 months ago.

Will calculations do it?

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 months ago.

I can provide calculations by 8 pm EST

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
that will be O K 8:00 pm!!
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 months ago.

I will submit the offer now. If you accept, I will submit the calculations by 8 pm

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 months ago.

I will have additional questions for you.

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
go ahead
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 months ago.

What is the joist length on the house side? What is the city and state so I can look at snow loading?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
house side is 20' the beam will span 14' in the center of that with 3' on both sides. Pennsylvania.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 months ago.

The beam is in the center? The original question said under the front wall.

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